I got a call the other day from a perky and friendly woman in New York City asking for advice about Tennessee. This made everything else I was doing leap to the back burner–I was all ears. She told me that she had tracked me down through this blog–O Bliss–and needed help. Even better. She later sent me an email, so I’ll let her tale her tale in her own words: Read the rest of this entry »
The Aslan Foundation of Knoxville has come to the rescue of Fort Higley, one of the lesser-known Civil War forts in East Tennessee. As described in a story in the News Sentinel, the foundation bought almost 100 acres encompassing the remains of the fort, which lies downstream from the better known Fort Dickerson.